Outfitting the Galley, part 2 (BR Podcast 12)

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2016 • all rights reserved

Listen in for more tips and things to consider when outfitting your galley . . . make your first purchases be the lasting purchases!

Outfitting Your Boat: The Galley (BR Podcast 11)

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2016 • all rights reserved

Where do you start in outfitting the galley on your new boat? It’s a kitchen, but different . . . tips to help you select the best gear.

Perseverance Pays Off

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2014 • all rights reserved

Forty-five minutes of my time saved over $70 this time — a little bit of time spent Googling can really pay dividends!

Making Space in the Galley

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2014 • all rights reserved

Choosing your cooking tools with an eye to what you really need . . .

Overheard at the Boat Show . . .

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2013 • all rights reserved

I overheard variations on one comment about galley layout several times at the boat show. It’s equally true of older boats . . .

10 Things That Make Galley Life Better

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2013 • all rights reserved

Ten things that have made cooking in the boat galley a lot easier — from not lugging water to ventilation to kitchen tools and pans.

BPA-Free Food Storage

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2013 • all rights reserved

Good, sturdy locking food storage containers are a necessity on a boat. But BPA-free is important, too. Yep, you can good containers that are BPA-free.

New and Overwhelmed?

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2013 • all rights reserved

Just bought a boat and wondering where to even start with equipping the galley and preparing meals?? Try this!

I Need a What?

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2013 • all rights reserved

What gear do you really need to turn out a good meal? Do you really need all those fancy gizmos and pans you see on the cooking shows?

Inverters 101

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Basic concepts about inverters if you’re thinking of putting one on your boat — types, sizes, loads, pure sine wave vs. modified and more. I’ve tried to keep it a non-techie starting point!

Beware the Experts!

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Who’s really an expert on what’s right for your galley?

Testing Stainless Quality

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

How can you test stainless quality on kitchen and galley items when it’s not marked? Actually, it’s easy to avoid the dreaded “rusting stainless!”

Stainless Differences in the Galley

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Stainless isn’t all the same, even when it comes to galley gear. What do the different designations mean?

Cleanability!

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Considering how easy something is to clean before you buy it can save hours of labor — not to mention lots of water — later. I violated my own rule and paid for it!

My Favorite Galley Gear

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2011 • all rights reserved

Five items I didn’t think too much about before moving aboard — but that turned out to be treasures!

The Story Behind The Boat Galley

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2011 • all rights reserved

How I came to write The Boat Galley and how I earn money from it.

Conserve Water with Your Gear Choices

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2011 • all rights reserved

Thinking about how you’ll clean something before you buy it can save a lot of water on a boat.

Adding or Changing Refrigeration: Things to Think About

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2011 • all rights reserved

If you’re thinking of installing or changing the refrigerator on your boat, do a little thinking to make sure you end up with what you envision.

How To Get Stickers Off Things

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2011 • all rights reserved

Four things to try when a sticker won’t budge.

Non-Slip Solutions

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2010 • all rights reserved

4 ways to make everyday items nonslip aboard a boat

Buying Galley Equipment

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2010 • all rights reserved

13 important things to consider when buying anything for your galley – price isn’t the only consideration!